I need to restore a DC that was PDC, RID and Infrastructure master for the
child domain. The dc in the parent domain is the Schema and domain role owner. The
DC in parent domain is in a remote site that I can't currently connect to because of
a dead switch. I do have a second DC in the child doman that is currently
servicing the domain but it is also in a different remote site. Question
about restoring the DC - Do I need to sieze just the roles of the dead dc or
should I sieze all roles to my second DC or do I need to sieze any roles?
Do I just need to reinstall the OS on my DC and then do a dcpromo and let it
synch and change my fsmo roles....or am I missing a step
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